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Timing chain keeps jumping teeth when cam caps are bolted down

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Get your self a manual, there are plenty available, either freebie (hunt around) or pay eg Ebay. But I think your problem is beyond the scope of the home mechanic and with require the need of an expert and a well equiped workshop.

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